March 16, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Safety handbook for women journalists launched

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A book on Safety Handbook for Women Journalists was launched at FC College University on Wednesday. Written by International War Correspondent and Media Trainer, Ms Abeer Saady, the book has been translated in Urdu by Ms Sabahat Afsheen. The book launch event was organised by Faculty of Humanities at Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) […]

Geo reporter, cameraman hurt in operation against encroachments

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Geo News reporter Kashif Mushtaq and cameraman Zeeshan Iqbal covering the anti-encroachment operation in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar neighbourhood were injured in an attack by the locals protesting against the move on Wednesday. “As soon as we reached the neighbourhood, my cameraman started filming the road blocked by the protesters,” explained Mushtaq. “Suddenly, around half a dozen […]

Veteran journalist Masudullah Khan is no more

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Masudullah Khan, a veteran journalist and one of the most vocal voices for journalists’ rights, breathed his last on Wednesday after a brief illness — malignancy in lungs. He was buried late in the evening at the local graveyard while Qul prayers would be offered today at 10am at his residence. He was 86 and […]

Curb on expression

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IN ‘Whitney vs California’, 1927, justice Brandeis of the US supreme court said “… in … government, deliberative forces should prevail over the arbitrary; … freedom to think as you will and to speak as you think are means indispensable to the discovery … of political truth”. Recently, Pemra, the electronic media regulator, imposed a […]